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Oct 01, 2014

Palestinians: Israeli occupation must end in 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinians are asking the U.N. Security Council to set a deadline of November 2016 for an Israeli withdrawal from all Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 including East Jerusalem in a new push to achieve independence... #Mahmoud Abbas #U N Security Council #East Jerusalem #Israel #Palestine #Jerusalem

Oct 01, 2014

Palestinians: Israeli occupation must end in 2016

The Palestinians are asking the U.N. Security Council to set a deadline of November 2016 for an Israeli withdrawal from all Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 including East Jerusalem in… Click to Continue ... #U N Security Council #East Jerusalem

Sep 30, 2014

US-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Turkey

U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted fighters, vehicles and artillery pieces of the Islamic State group on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border Tuesday. BASSEM MROUE Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted fighters, veh... #Syria #Iraq #U N Security Council #Turkey #United Kingdom #Beirut, Lebanon #Aleppo, Syria

Sep 30, 2014

Nuclear Iran greater threat than terrorists - Netanyahu

A nuclear-armed Iran would pose a far greater threat to the world than Isil Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said yesterday. "Make no mistake, Isil must be defeated," Mr Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly. "But to defeat Isil and leave ... #Israel #Iran #Benjamin Netanyahu #Middle East #Mahmoud Abbas #U N Security Council #Tehran #Hamas #Avigdor Lieberman #Gaza Strip

Sep 28, 2014

Israelis did come to aid of besieged Irish troops

The United Nations has confirmed that Israeli forces did come to the assistance of Irish UN troops who were caught in a fierce fire fight in the Golan Heights last month. The acknowledgement by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon of Israeli military ass... #Syria #U N Security Council #United Nations #Al-Qaeda #Golan Heights #Simon Coveney (politician) #Israel Defense Forces

Oct 01, 2014

Obama and Netanyahu bid to mend strained ties

US president and Israeli premier have met to discuss strained ties, with Barrack Obama calling for an end to Palestinian civilian deaths and Benjamin Netanyahu warning against leaving Iran with nuclear capabilities. Obama and Netanyahu privately conv... #Mahmoud Abbas #Israel #Iran #U N Security Council #Barack Obama #Hamas #Benjamin Netanyahu #East Jerusalem

Sep 27, 2014

Abbas calls on U.N. to set Israeli fallback

UNITED NATIONS -- The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, accused Israel on Friday of failing to negotiate in good faith, said any return to negotiations would be "naive at best" and called on the Security Council to press for a specific deadline t... #Mahmoud Abbas #Israel #United Nations #Palestine #Hamas #International Criminal Court #Palestinian Authority

Sep 27, 2014

At UN, Russia criticizes U.S.-led interventions

In an apparent rebuke to President Barack Obama's speech to the General Assembly, Russia's foreign minister Saturday chided the United States and its allies for undermining international order by trying to dictate what's best for other nations. "The ... #Syria #Iraq #Afghanistan #U N Security Council #China #Barack Obama #Libya #NATO #Sergey Lavrov #Viktor Yanukovych #Crimea #Yugoslavia

Sep 28, 2014

Editorial: Cut off Islamic State's money supply

Islamic State militants whose barbarism is destabilizing the Middle East are being attacked from the air in Syria and Iraq by a U.S.-led coalition. While President Barack Obama got only limited support for military force at the United Nations last we... #Syria #Iraq #West Bank #United Nations #Middle East #Turkey #Barack Obama #Hamas #Jordan #Arab Bank

Sep 26, 2014

Palestinian leader in new UN bid to end occupation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Facing pressure at home to come up with a new strategy for achieving Palestinian statehood, Mahmoud Abbas said Friday he would ask the U.N. Security Council to dictate th... #Mahmoud Abbas #U N Security Council